Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday: The Wanderers by Meg Howrey

 "Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that you are eagerly anticipating.

Today, I am waiting on:  
The Wanderers by Meg Howrey

From Goodreads:
Station Eleven meets The Martian in this brilliantly inventive novel about three astronauts training for the first-ever mission to Mars, an experience that will push the boundary between real and unreal, test their relationships, and leave each of them—and their families—changed forever.

In four years Prime Space will put the first humans on Mars. Helen Kane, Yoshi Tanaka, and Sergei Kuznetsov must prove they’re the crew for the job by spending seventeen months in the most realistic simulation every created.

Retired from NASA, Helen had not trained for irrelevance. It is nobody’s fault that the best of her exists in space, but her daughter can’t help placing blame. The MarsNOW mission is Helen’s last chance to return to the only place she’s ever truly felt at home. For Yoshi, it’s an opportunity to prove himself worthy of the wife he has loved absolutely, if not quite rightly. Sergei is willing to spend seventeen months in a tin can if it means travelling to Mars. He will at least be tested past the point of exhaustion, and this is the example he will set for his sons.

As the days turn into months the line between what is real and unreal becomes blurred, and the astronauts learn that the complications of inner space are no less fraught than those of outer space. The Wanderers gets at the desire behind all exploration: the longing for discovery and the great search to understand the human heart.
This sounds AWESOME! The Wanderers is scheduled to be released on February 7, 2017, and I can't wait!

What books are you waiting on this Wednesday??


  1. This one sounds like a fun read that will turn serious. Hope you like it.

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  2. Ooh nice pick! Totally new to me but doesn't really sound like my kind of read. I hope you will positively enjoy it once you read it though!

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    Have a GREAT day!

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  3. Ooo great pick, I hope this ends up being fabulous!

  4. Eva you always end up adding books each Wednesday to my tbr pile! The Wanderers sounds absolutely fantastic, I don't think its typically the sort of book that I would pick up, but I am already wanting more from just reading the blurb! Thank goodness the wait for this book isn't too far away!

  5. I hate when books are compared to other books but they got me with Station Eleven meets The Martian. Great pick!

  6. Wow, that sounds super interesting. And that cover!

  7. I don't think this one is for me, but I hope you love it!! :D

  8. This sounds different and interesting! I'm curious about what happens to those people.

  9. I love the sound of this!! If this is anything like The Martian,I'm going to love it!!! And love the cover too!


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